Initial Publication Date: January 17, 2006

Microbial Life in Exremely Hot Environments: Advanced Collection

Online Resources

Hydrogenobaculum filaments
  • Light-Induced Motility of Thermophilic Synechococcus Isolates from Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park: This journal abstract reports that light-induced motility of different cyanobacterial lineages may be indicative that the trait is possibly widespread among the group...(more info)
  • Cataloguing and Mapping Extreme Microorganisms in Yellowstone National Park: Internet Based Microbial Database and Map Server (A Prototype) ( This site is a prototype-stage project developed by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) which contains access to thermal feature maps and microbial data...(more info)

Other Thermophile Collections

General Collection: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about thermophiles.

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Additional Resources

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